visión de conjunto:Críticas A beautiful and compassionate book Mindfulness for Health will put you back in touch with the extraordinary person you already are (Professor Mark Williams University of Oxford)This book provides an extremely effective and elegant mind-body approach to healing . . . Highly recommended (Jon Kabat-Zinn PhD author of Full Catastrophe Living and Coming to Our Senses)In a world of much suffering this book is a gift of wisdom and practical help (Professor Paul Gilbert PhD OBE author of The Compassionate Mind and Mindful Compassion Derbyshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust UK)If you have chronic pain or another persistent health problem if you struggle feel stuck or feel alone read and follow this book. It will encourage guide and liberate you (Lance M. McCracken PhD Professor of Behavioural Medicine King’s College London)An excellent resource for people in the community who live with pain and long-term health conditions and also for those health-care professionals who support them (Peter Moore co-author of the Pain Toolkit)Through simple exercises well explained and prepared . . . they guide the reader through the principles and practice of mindfulness applied to pain and towards self-understanding gentle control and connectedness (Dr Amanda C de C Williams Reader in Clinical Health Psychology University College London)Vidyamala and Danny have written an inspiring book . . . It is alive with heart-warming stories and practical and engaging ways of managing your distress and finding more joy peace wisdom and compassion for yourself and others - from day one of this excellent programme. It is a guidebook for thriving and not just surviving each day (Timothea Goddard MBSR teacher Psychotherapist – Openground Australia)Mindfulness for Health offers those who struggle with the painful loss of health much support to become more alive and compassionate and not trapped by pain and ill health. This truly resourceful book will help people grow their own sense of self . . . and lessen their suffering (Dr Frances Cole GP Pain Rehabilitation Specialist and CBT therapist Leeds Community Trust Spinal Pain Management Service UK)Thoughtful and practical . . . This will be an important resource for the mindfulness community (Dr Elizabeth Foley Senior MBCT Facilitator & Researcher Sydney Australia)Vidyamala Burch and Danny Penman . . . show how the benefits of mindfulness can bring a different kind of healing so that the mind-body can be calmed focused refreshed and renewed (Liz Lobb Professor of Palliative Care Sydney Australia) Reseña del editor WINNER OF BEST BOOK (POPULAR MEDICINE) AT THE BRITISH MEDICAL ASSOCIATION'S BOOK AWARDS 2014Pain suffering and stress can be intolerable - but it doesn't have to be this way.Mindfulness for Health reveals a series of simple practices that you can incorporate into your daily life to relieve chronic pain and the suffering and stress of illness. Clinical trials show that mindfulness meditation can be as effective as prescription painkillers and also enhances the body's natural healing systems. Mindfulness can also reduce the anxiety depression irritability exhaustion and insomnia that can arise from chronic pain and illness.Mindfulness for Health is based on a unique meditation programme developed by Vidyamala Burch to help her cope with the severe pain of spinal injury. Taught at Breathworks in the UK - and its affiliates around the world - this programme has helped tens of thousands of people cope with pain illness and stress. Breathworks' pioneering approach is praised by Professor Mark Williams of Oxford University Jon Kabat-Zinn and Professor Lance McCracken of King's College London.The eight-week programme at the heart of this book takes just 10-20 minutes per day. It is particularly effective for the biggest causes of pain - back problems arthritis migraine and diabetes but works equally well for cancer (and its associated chemotherapy) heart disease fibromyalgia celiac disease lupus chronic fatigue syndrome IBS labour pain and even tinnitus. You will be surprised by how quickly your suffering melts away leaving you able to live life to the full again. Contraportada Pain suffering and stress can be intolerable - but it doesn't have to be this way.Mindfulness for Health reveals a set of simple practices that you can incorporate into daily life to relieve chronic pain suffering and stress. Clinical trials show that mindfulness meditation is at least as effective as the most commonly prescribed painkillers and can be more powerful than morphine. Mindfulness can also significantly reduce the anxiety depression irritability exhaustion and insomnia that can arise from chronic pain and illness. Mindfulness for Health is based on a unique meditation programme developed by Vidyamala Burch to help her cope with the severe pain of a spinal injury. The Breathworks Centre founded by Vidyamala - and its affiliates around the world - have helped thousands of people cope with pain illness and stress. Its pioneering approach is praised by Professor Mark Williams of Oxford University Jon Kabat Zinn and Professor Lance McCraken of King's College London. The eight week programme at the heart of this book takes just 10-20 minutes per day. You'll be surprised by how quickly your suffering melts away leaving behind a deep-seated love of life.www.breathworks-mindfulness.co.ukwww.franticworld.combreathworks logo Biografía del autor Dr Danny Penman is a qualified meditation teacher and an award-winning writer and journalist. Heis co-author of the international bestseller Mindfulness: A Practical Guide to Finding Peace in a Frantic World. He has received journalism awards from the RSPCA and the Humane Society of the United States. His books have been translated into 30 languages. His work has appeared in the Daily Mail New Scientist the Independent the Guardian and the Daily Telegraph. He trained to teach mindfulness with the acclaimed Breathworks. Vidyamala Burch is founder and co-Director of Breathworks an organisation offering mindfulness-based and compassion-based approaches to living well with chronic pain illness and stress. In 2008 she published Living Well with Pain and Illness: the mindful way to ease your suffering (Piatkus) which is based on the Breathworks programme. She has also produced led meditation CDs and booklets available through Breathworks.